Roanna Newberry

May 1887–1969 (Age 81)
Camden, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Roanna

When Roanna Newberry was born in May 1887, in Camden, Missouri, United States, her father, David Newberry, was 37 and her mother, Calpernia Darrow or Cory, was 31. She married John Secrist on 8 March 1910, in Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States. She lived in Garden Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died in 1969, in Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States.

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John Secrist
Roanna Newberry
Marriage: 8 March 1910

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  • Marriage
    8 March 1910Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 17
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 22
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress, fortified town’ (see Newbury ).English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Neubourg in Eure, France.History: Thomas Newberry emigrated from Devon, England, to Dorchester, MA, in 1634. Among his descendants were a number of very successful manufacturers and entrepreneurs, including the brothers Oliver (1789–1860) and Walter (1804–68) Newberry, whose prosperity was linked with the growth and development of Chicago.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (4)

    • Roanna Newberry in household of David Newberry, "United States Census, 1900"
    • R Newberry in the Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
    • Roanna “Annie” Secrest (1887-1969) - Find A Grave Memorial

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